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Sexy FourSquare

Posted by Andrew Girdwood

blog.arhg.net/2010/03/foursquare-needs-fish-and-chips.html

8 March Mobile-social and location darling Foursquare has rolled out a sexy update to its history feature. You can now put locations into better defined categories. People frustrated with the number of trains choking up the system must now contend with the fact there is an official train type (which seems to make sense; you spend hours in trains). As you would expect, there is also a food type.

Twitter costs you

Posted by Dan Leach

danleach.posterous.com

6 March How much is tweeting costing your business? If your answer is nothing, then either you are not on Twitter or you are not using it in the right way. If it is the former, then the cost to you could be one of lost sales, damaged reputation and lack of customer engagement. A cost that should be looked at immediately.

Media anonymity

Posted by Will Sturgeon

themediablog.typepad.com

4 March In 1993, when Jon Venables and Robert Thompson murdered toddler James Bulger, the media world was a very different place. It was relatively easy to enforce a ban on any UK media attempts to 'out' the murderers, because there was a very manageable number of outlets that had to be ring-fenced.

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